Tim Selwyn is founder and editor of the popular Tumeke blog. Tim writes informed, esoteric and satirical commentary on politics, society and the media from an independent position as a critic of the government and establishment of New Zealand.
Tim stood trial for sedition over a protest action against the NZ government’s confiscation of the foreshore and seabed from Maori in 2004 (the last person to be convicted of sedition in Aotearoa).
Tim describes himself as a reformed libertarian and a nationalist republican. He supported the Mana movement at the 2011 election. Tim has previously written reviews in print for Rip It Up, Craccum and the Sunday Star Times.